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Learning through Landscapes have released their impact report on this school grounds based outdoor learning programme which supported pupils as they returned to school after the first lockdown. The project aimed to support marginalised and disadvantaged communities and include young environmental activists. The report includes impacts on physical…

Read More Published: 02.03.21

Complete litter surveys in your community

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Want to get an understanding of the specific litter problems in your community? Schools and individuals can complete one of Keep Scotland Beautiful’s surveys to find out what items and behaviours you should be tackling, as part of this new citizen science toolkit. 

Read More Published: 02.03.21

EAC LOST resources and information

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An excellent selection of resources to support outdoor learning from East Ayrshire’s LOST team, including a link to a fantastic overview of Outdoor Learning in Scottish Education, also available as a You Tube video.

Read More Published: 24.02.21

Make a Nature Frame

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East Ayrshires’ LOST team share The Conservation Volunteers’ short video demonstrating how quick and easy it can be to create a nature frame and how it can be used to explore different textures outdoors. This simple activity can be done at home or at school. 

Read More Published: 24.02.21

Back to school? Try these PE Lesson Starters

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East Ayrshires’ LOST team latest newsletter #25 includes these outdoor games which could be used to supplement or start PE lessons outdoors.  They have a nature and wildlife theme, and so could link to topics which may be being studied in the class, or can be played standalone. …

Read More Published: 24.02.21

Scotland’s Outdoor Learning Directory aims to provide a portal to services supporting outdoor learning which are provided by these Scottish organisations.

Forestry and Land Scotland Scottish Forestry NatureScot Lomond & Trossachs NP Natural Scotland Cairngorms National Park Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh SEPA Education Scotland Historic Environment Scotland